Introducing ... Yong-Hwan Kim, DDG Designate for Central Engineering & Plant Support
Dr Yong-Hwan Kim, DDG Nominee for Central Engineering & Plant Support.
Born in 1958, Dr. Yong-Hwan Kim received a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Safety Regulation at Warwick University, UK, in 1989. Later he was Science Counsellor at the Korean Embassy and the Permanent Mission to the IAEA in Austria for three and a half years, and then served as Director-General of the Atomic Energy Bureau in the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). He has over 20 years of management experience in the administration of science and technology, including atomic energy development. Most recently he was Secretary-General of the Presidential Advisory Council on Science and Technology. As Deputy Director General Nominee for Central Engineering and Plant Support, Dr. Kim will be responsible for all engineering issues outside the tokamak, which includes power supply, the cooling water system, the cryo-plant, the tritium plant, and the design office. return to Newsline #6